A graduate of the ESG Management School, in 1998 Renaud Hamaide became Director of Development responsible for acquisitions at the Unibail-Rodamco group. He was then appointed General Manager in charge of the group’s Conventions and Exhibitions. Specialising in shopping centres in major European cities as well as convention and exhibition centres and offices in Paris, the corporation is the leading listed European commercial property group. 

The Executive General Manager of Viparis from 2008 to 2015, Renaud Hamaide has also been the Chief Executive Officer of Comexposium since 2010. Since August 2017, he is focus on his role as Executive Chairman, including: Defining and steering the Group Strategy with Simon and the Board, managing Finance and Mergers & Acquisitions, as well as overseeing Investors Relations and Institutional Relations.